our reach

a snapshot of auraria campus

L ocated in the heart of urban Denver, the Auraria Campus hosts nearly 50,000 students, making it the largest campus in Colorado and an economic powerhouse. Students who learn here annually spend an estimated $204 million in the state.

More than half of the students on our campus choose to study at MSU Denver, a fully accredited university offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For more than 30 years, we have been a voice for students and a bridge between the worlds of business and education.


MSU Denver Institutional Research; University of Colorado Denver Institutional Research; Community College of Denver Common Data Set; Development Research Partners, The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Downtown Denver Auraria Campus; August 2011 Student Media Survey